Score early bird tickets to CultureMap's new signature event, The Tailgate
In Texas, tailgating is more than just a get-together in a parking lot — it’s a lifestyle.
CultureMap is celebrating this autumnal season of sports with The Tailgate, an all-out party devoted to a favorite Texas pastime.
It all goes down on October 13 at The Empire Room in the Design District.
Expect chef-driven food, innovative beverages, game-day activities, live entertainment, and more at this signature event, which shows major love for all kinds of sports and the fans who cheer them on.
Along with a variety of other local restaurants, the following Tastemaker Award-winning restaurants and chefs will create tailgate-inspired dishes for you to sample and vote for your favorite:
- Carte Blanche, featuring 2022 Dallas Tastemaker Awards Pastry Chef of the Year winner Amy La Rue
- Dusty Biscuit Beignets, 2022 Fort Worth Tastemaker Awards Best New Restaurant winner
- Empire Baking, featuring 2021 Dallas Tastemaker Awards Hero award winner Meaders Ozarow
- TLC Vegan Kitchen, 2021 Dallas Tastemaker Awards Best Ghost Kitchen winner
And your favorite athletes might just be there as well, shining a spotlight on the sports-related nonprofits they support and giving you the chance to pitch in and make a difference for the causes they champion.
You'll get to learn more about The Sandlot Children's Charity, Merging Vets and Players, and more nonprofit partners to be announced.
A limited number of Early Bird tickets are on sale now at discounted rates of $60 for general admission and $99 for VIP.
All tickets include bites by participating restaurants, complimentary premium beverages, and access to fun activities throughout the event. VIP tickets get you entry one hour early (6 pm) for first access to tastings, free valet, and a dedicated VIP bar, along with special games and ways to engage during the VIP hour.
Head here to buy your tickets now.
The Tailgate is sponsored by Whole Foods Market.
Learn more about our event series happening in Austin, Dallas, and Houston this fall.